Date Posted:12/29/2001,  8:00AM

Men's Lacrosse Ranked in Preseason Poll

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team has been ranked 13th in the 2002 Face-Off Yearbook Division III Top 20 preseason coaches poll compiled by Inside Lacrosse magazine. The Polar Bears won the ECAC Title last season and posted a 13-5 overall record.

Bowdoin also earned individual preseason honors as senior Brian Matthews earned second-team preseason All-American honors. Junior Jaime Nichols and senior P.J. Prest earned Honorable Mention preseason All-American honors.

Middlebury, the only other NESCAC team in the top 20, enters the season ranked first in the country. The Polar Bears will host the Panthers on April 13th this season.